Civil Asset Forfeiture

~ 2 Investigators- Cops Stockpiled Luxury Equipment – YouTube


~ 2 Investigators- Whistleblower Willow Springs Cop Gets Reinstated – YouTube


~ A two-hour traffic stop – Stop and seize – The Washington Post – VIDEO


~ After DEA Takes Life Savings, 22-Year-Old Fights for Justice – The Daily Signal – YouTube


~ After Having His $2 Million Motel Seized, Victim of Civil Asset Forfeiture Reflects on His Fight – YouTube


~ Asset Forfeiture, The Donald Scott Case. – YouTube


~ Civil Asset Forfeiture- An Overview & Conversation [POLICYbrief] – YouTube


~ Civil Asset Forfeiture Explained- A Legal Procedure Where Cops Can Seize, Keep & Sell Your Stuff – YouTube


~ Civil Forfeiture Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO) – YouTube


~ Civil forfeiture laws raise questions on policing for profit – YouTube


~ DOJ suspends asset forfeiture profit-sharing with local police – YouTube


~ Ending the Punishment of Poverty- Supreme Court Rules Against High Fines & Civil Asset Forfeiture – YouTube


~ Give Us Cash or Lose Your Kids and Face Felony Charges- Don’t Cops Have Better Things to Do-! – YouTube


~ How Police Departments Use Civil Forfeiture to Collect Billions – YouTube


~ How Police Seized $68 Billion from Americans – YouTube


~ How Police use Civil Asset Forfeiture to Legally Steal • Prison Profiteers (with Henry Rollins) – YouTube


~ I-40 Search Raises New ‘Policing For Profit’ Questions – YouTube


~ John Stossel – Policing For Profit – YouTube


~ NewsChannel 5 Investigates- Policing for Profit (2014) – Part 1 – YouTube


~ NewsChannel 5 Investigates- Policing for Profit (2014) – Part 2 – YouTube


~ NewsChannel 5 Investigates- Policing for Profit (2014) – Part 3 – YouTube


~ NewsChannel 5 Investigates- Policing for Profit (2014) – Part 4 – YouTube


~ NewsChannel 5 Investigates- Policing for Profit (2014) – Part 5 – YouTube


~ NewsChannel 5 Investigates- Policing for Profit (2014) – Part 6 – YouTube


~ Parents’ DREAM Home SEIZED After Son’s PETTY DRUG BUST($40 Worth Of HEROIN) – YouTube


~ Police seize $11,000 from student with NO charge – TomoNews  – YouTube


~ Police seize $500K during traffic stop, no charges filed — but they keep the cash – YouTube


~ Police seizing assets, keeping the cash – YouTube


~ Police STEAL $160,000 from man during Traffic Stop – YouTube


~ Policing for profit? – YouTube


~ Policing for Profit Visualized: How Big Is Civil Forfeiture? – YouTube


~ Policing for Profit- The Abuse of Civil Asset Forfeiture – Cato Institute – VIDEO


~ Profit or justice- DOJ to resume civil asset forfeiture – YouTube


~ Ron Paul equates civil asset forfeiture to theft – YouTube


~ Sometimes Cops Find Your Stolen Car, Sometimes Cops Stole It – BRAVE NEW FILMS (BNF) – YouTube


~ Tennessee Police Profiting Off Drug Trade – YouTube


~ User Clip- Biden Praising Civil Forfeiture Laws and Flat-Time Sentencing – C-SPAN.org – VIDEO


~ When government can seize your property – What is civil forfeiture? – YouTube


Podcasts

~ How Asset Forfeiture Drives the Police State – YouTube


~ Investigating CPD’s Use of Civil Asset Forfeiture – YouTube



Mainstream News Articles


Independent News Articles


Reports

~ Fighting Crime or Raising Revenue? Testing Opposing Views of Forfeiture – Institute for Justice – PDF


~ FORFEITING YOUR RIGHTS How Alabama’s Profit-Driven Civil Asset Forfeiture Scheme Undercuts Due Process and Property Rights – SPLC – PDF


~ How Crime Pays- The Unconstitutionality of Modern Civil Asset Forfeiture as a Tool of Criminal Law Enforcement – Harvard Law Review


~ Louisiana’s Not So Civil Asset Forfeiture Laws – Pelican Institute for Public Policy – PDF


~ Policing for Profit: The Abuse of Civil Asset Forfeiture – Institute for Justice – PDF


~ Policing for Profit: The Abuse of Civil Asset Forfeiture – Institute for Justice – 2nd Edition – PDF


~ Policing for Profit: The Abuse of Civil Asset Forfeiture – Institute for Justice – 3rd Edition – PDF


~ Review of the Department’s Oversight of Cash Seizure and Forfeiture Activities – US Department of Justice – PDF


~ Stop and seize Investigative series – Washington Post – PDF



Websites

~ Policing for Profit 3 – Institute for Justice


~ Civil Asset Forfeiture – State Grading Map – Clergy for a New Drug Policy



Facts and Stats

~ Civil Asset Forfeiture January 2019 Fact Sheet – Drug Policy Alliance – PDF


~ FACT SHEET: Why Civil Asset Forfeiture is Legalized Theft – The Leadership Conference – PDF